Will Virat Kohli be able to break these six records in Test cricket?

By Ravi - January 20, 2024 - Last updated on Jan 20, 2024 03:13 PM
Will Virat Kohli be able to break these six records in Test cricket?

Will Virat Kohli be able to break these six records in Test cricket?

The five-Test series between India and England will start from January 25. The first match will be played at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. India faces the challenge of England who is in excellent form in Test cricket. During this series, everyone's eyes will also be on Virat Kohli. Kohli has always performed brilliantly against England and he would like to once again give a memorable batting performance for Team India.

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Kohli will have many records on target during this test series. Whenever he comes out to bat, he definitely makes some record or the other. Virat has played 28 test matches against England so far. During this period, he has scored 1991 runs at an average of 42.36. Now would like to make this amazing record of ours even better

1. Will score two thousand runs in the test against England

Virat Kohli has a chance to complete two thousand runs in the Test against England. He is just nine runs behind this. Virat has scored 1991 runs so far. During this period, five centuries and nine half-centuries have been scored. For India against England, only Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar have scored more runs than Virat. Sachin has scored 2535 runs in 53 innings of 32 test matches. At the same time, Gavaskar has 2526 runs in his name in 67 innings of 38 Tests.

2. Most runs in test against England

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Virat also has a chance to make a special record in his name in the five-Test series against England. Kohli can become the highest run-scorer for India against the English team. For this he will have to score 544 runs. At present Sachin Tendulkar is at the lead with 2535 runs.

3. Virat Kohli can match Tendulkar-Dravid

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Virat has so far scored five centuries in Test matches against England. If he scores two more centuries in the upcoming series, he can equal Sachin Tendulkar and current coach Rahul Dravid. Tedulkar and Dravid have seven centuries each. Mohammad Azharuddin has scored six centuries. Kohli can leave him behind too. Apart from Virat, Cheteshwar Pujara and Dilip Vengsarkar have scored five centuries each.

4. Chance to complete nine thousand runs

Sachin Tendulkar

Virat Kohli has so far scored 8848 runs in Tests for India. His average during 113 test matches was 49.15. He has scored 29 centuries and 30 centuries. If Virat scores 152 runs, he will complete nine thousand runs in Tests. Before him, Sachin had achieved this feat for India with 15921 runs, Dravid with 13288 runs and Gavaskar with 10122 runs.

5. A chance to surpass Don Bradman and Williamson

Kane Williamson

During this series, Virat will also have a chance to overtake the great Australian batsman Don Bradman and New Zealand captain Kane Williamson. Kohli has 29 centuries in his name in Tests. Bradman and Williamson also have 29 centuries each. If Virat scores a century, he will leave Bradman and Williamson behind.

6. Opportunity to break Gavaskar's big record

Sunil Gavaskar

Virat Kohli also has a chance to break a big record of Sunil Gavaskar. Kohli has so far scored 1015 runs in 13 matches against England on Indian grounds. In this matter he is at third place. Sunil Gavaskar is the player who has scored the most runs against the English team on Indian soil. He has scored 1331 runs in 22 test matches. At the same time, Gundappa Vishwanath has 1022 runs in his name in 17 matches. If Kohli scores eight runs, he will overtake Vishwanath. As soon as he scores 317 runs, he will leave Gavaskar behind.

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